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EPL 2012-13: Arsenal vs Southampton Preview

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EPL: Arsenal vs Southampton Preview
London, Sep 15: Arsenal will look to maintain their impressive run of hat-trick cleansheets but will be vary of Southampton on Sunday at the Emirates.

EPL 2012-13: Premier League Preview - Game Week 4

The Saints were close to upsetting both Manchester giants while they hope to trouble Arsenal at home. The Gunners are yet to score at home this season.

Southampton may start with club record signing Gaston Ramirez and new signing Maya Yoshida. Saints' Danny Fox and Jack Cork are expected to return to the first team after suffering injuries.

Arsenal goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny will return to the starting XI after suffering a rib injury while midfielder Abou Diaby is a doubt with a minor knee problem.

Midfielders Tomas Rosicky, Jack Wilshere and Emmanuel Frimpong all continue their rehabilitation along with right-back Bacary Sagna.


*Arsenal's three consecutive cleansheets marks the clubs best start in 88 years.

*Southampton have failed to win in their last seven encounters against Arenal.

*The Saints have conceded atleast two goals in three games this season.

Probable Lineups:

Arsenal (4-3-3): Sczcesny-Jenkinson, Vermaelen, Koscielny, Gibbs-Diaby, Arteta, Cazorla-Oxlade-Chamberlain, Giroud, Podolski.

Southampton (4-4-1-1): K Davis-Clyne, Hooiveld, Fonte, Fox-Schneiderlin, S. Davis, Ward-Prowse, Ramirez, Lambert-Lallana.

OneIndia News

Story first published: Saturday, September 15, 2012, 11:32 [IST]
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